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News Releases are official statements of the Department of Defense. News releases issued within the past 30 days are listed below. Older news releases are available from the news release archive page. News releases are also available by e-mail subscription. Go to DOD News for more information and for links to other news items.

04/30/2003:   DEPARTMENT OF NAVY TRANSFERS VIEQUES PROPERTY
04/30/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES U.S. ARMY EUROPE FACILITIES RETURNED TO GERMANY
04/30/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 30, 2003
04/29/2003:   DOD ENHANCES POST-DEPLOYMENT HEALTH ASSESSMENTS
04/29/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/29/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/28/2003:   15TH SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE MARINE CORPS NAMED
04/28/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIRMAN KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN
04/28/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/28/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/26/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   SECRETARY OF THE ARMY THOMAS E. WHITE RESIGNS
04/25/2003:   FIRST JOINT PROGRAM EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE FORMED
04/25/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/25/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/25/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/24/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/24/2003:   DEFENSE PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION PLAN APPROVED
04/24/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
04/23/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/23/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 23, 2003
04/23/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/21/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/18/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/18/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/18/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/18/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS
04/17/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/17/2003:   DoD, VA AGREE ON JOINT STRATEGIC PLANNING INITIATIVE
04/16/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/16/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 16, 2003
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/15/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/15/2003:   DOD COMPLIES WITH NEW HIPAA PRIVACY STANDARDS
04/15/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/14/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/14/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/14/2003:   DOD CHANGES MARINE'S CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/13/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ARMY CASUALTY STATUS
04/13/2003:   DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IDENTIFIES NAVY CASUALTY
04/12/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/12/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/12/2003:   FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/12/2003:   DOD RELEASES SELECTED ACQUISITION REPORTS FOR DECEMBER 2002 PERIOD
04/11/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/09/2003:   NAVY TO COMMISSION NEW GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER MASON
04/09/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/09/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 9, 2003
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/08/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
04/08/2003:   DOD IDENTITIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES NON-HOSTILE ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
04/07/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES CASUALTIES IN BLACK HAWK CRASH
04/06/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/05/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/05/2003:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT
04/05/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ARMY CASUALTY STATUS
04/04/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/04/2003:   DOD RELEASES PENTAGON FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER REPORT
04/04/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/04/2003:   EIGHTH ROUND OF BUSINESS INITIATIVES APPROVED
04/03/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES
04/03/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE KILLED IN ACTION
04/02/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY
04/02/2003:   DEFENSE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTY
04/02/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES
04/02/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS AND PROMOTION
04/02/2003:   NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 2, 2003
04/02/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
04/01/2003:   MISSING SOLDIER RESCUED
04/01/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES MARINES KILLED IN ACTION
04/01/2003:   DOD ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S ANNUAL AWARD FOR INSTALLATION EXCELLENCE
04/01/2003:   GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
04/01/2003:   DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY

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  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer 3rd Class Hester about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to sailors on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. Battaglia met with sailors, toured a patrol craft and discussed the benefits of the new GPS curriculum for transitioning service members and their families. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, right, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks to Navy Chief Petty Officer Bolden in the engine room about the capabilities of the USS Zephyr on Naval Station Mayport, Fla., April 14, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Maria Contreras-Sweet, Small Business Administration administrator, talks with members of the Air Force participating in a Boots to Business class at the Pentagon, April 15, 2014. Boots to Business is an SBA sponsored, worldwide program offered as a component of the Defense Department's redesigned Transition Assistance Program (TAP) renamed Transition GPS. U.S. Air Force photo Jim Varhegyi
  • First Lady Michelle Obama visits with families working on crafts at Maryland Fisher House IV at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., April 14, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • An Afghan army commando runs to assist a wounded comrade into a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter while conducting a medical evacuation mission in Sorbaghal village in the Maiwand district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, April 10, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara Wakai
  • Smoking brass casings fall from the bottom of an M2A1 machine gun fired by a member of the Massachusetts Army National Guard's Company B, 126th Brigade Support Battalion during weapons qualification on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., April 5, 2014.  Massachusetts National Guard photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jerry Saslav
  • Air Force Senior Airman Sean Meehan, left, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Kane Lawlor provide cover after a tactical air insertion by a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during training on Fort Dix, N.J., April 10, 2014. Meehan and Lawlor, tactical air controllers, are assigned to New Jersey Air National Guard's 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, 177th Fighter Wing. National Guard photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht
  • Two U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform an inverted formation fly-by during the Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 13, 2014. In addition to 14 aerial demonstrations, there were more than 40 aircraft static displays during the event.  U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey
  • U.S. Marines and sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island perform well deck operations with landing craft air cushion vehicles in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2014. The Makin Island is conducting amphibious squadron marine expeditionary unit integration training in preparation for an upcoming deployment.from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Robin W. Peak
  • Air Force Capt. Sarah Evans dives during a swimming race at the 2014 Air Force Trials on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7, 2014. Evans won first place in the women's 50-meter freestyle swimming competition. Evans is assigned to the 59th Medical Wing Patients Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo
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